Top 20 Doctor insights on: Constant heart flutters and palpitations
Heart flutters: Heart palpitations could be caused by a physical or mental condition. You should get checked out by your local physician. If there is nothing wrong with your heart, you may be having panic attacks, for which there is effective treatment available. But first, don't take any chances with your heart. See a dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Palpitations are an awareness of extra heartbeats which most of us have. The sensation can be single or multiple and can sometimes last minutes. Different people may feel other symptoms along with them such as dizzy, lightheaded or short of breath. The palpitations are almost always atrial or ventricular premature beats. Usually benign but they are also ...Read more
Had virtually every diagnostic test- all negative. Still have constant palpitations, spasms in heart, cough, heart fluttering, chest pain. What is it?
Difficult to answer: These significant symptoms require a person to person evaluation, examination by a doctor, and a variety of testing. A Cardiologist is who you need to consult with. If you have already seen one, then I would recommend a second opinion by another one. ...Read more
Could obesity itself cause constant tachycardia (fast heart rate, even resting), heart flutters, and palpitations?
I exercise and run about 9-10pm and by 11:30pm im in bed and then I get heart flutters and palpitations. Only on days I exercise usually and its after?
Strenuous or excessive exercise can put a strain on the heart may cause heart flutters and palpitations.
Let Wise Man within you reflect:
•Need to do Strenuous or excessive exercise
•Need to feel good about your muscles and appearance
•Need to impress others
•Stress in your Life
•Breathing and Music Relaxation
•To see Physician
•To see a Therapist for Coping Skills for stress. ...Read more
Get checked.: You should be evaluated with a history and physical exam. In addition an ekg and perhaps a 24hour recording (holter monitor) would be useful to characterize the cause and help to decide if any treatment is necessary. It may be helpful to avoid excess caffeine and alcohol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 22 years old and some times I get palpitations and other times it hearts a liitle when I breath even with out excercising is just gets uncomforti?
Chest pain: All kinds of things can cause palpitations and another bunch chest discomfort. For most people its no big deal, especially in a 22year old. If you are concerned, you should consult your doctor who can do a history and physical and advise from more information. ...Read more
Flutter? Palpitation: Yes it is the same in terms of patient symptom reporting. ...Read more
I am experiencing heart flutters (palpitations?) when I first awaken. I'm 70 years old and in perfect health and in good shape.
What causes palpitations and heart flutters, like your heart is dropping in your chest or like it's drowning?
Skipped beat: Sounds like you're describing a Premature Ventricular Contraction (PVC), which feels like a short pause, followed by a single stronger beat. They're very common among otherwise healthy people and can be reduced by avoiding stimulants, such as caffeine. See a heart rhythm specialist (cardiac electrophysiologist) for further evaluation and to ensure your heart is healthy. ...Read more
Palpitations, heart flutters, like your heart drops in your chest likes its drowning and then goes back to normal, what to do?
Palpitation treat: Treatments include not using caffeine, alcohol, street drugs, smoking and other stimulant substances. Try to learn meditation and other calming techniques, cut out herbal substances, cough and cold medicines, nutritional supplements, see your doctor to be sure no direct heart problem and for treatment if the basics above don't help. ...Read more
Due to anxiety, I have been getting frequent heart palpitations where it feels like my heart flutters. Is this dangerous to my heart?
Not necessarily: Palpitations are a sign that the heart is getting more stimulation from the adrenaline surges that happen in anxiety or panic attacks. Very normal physiologic response. Prolonged surges over years could affect the heart, but at 21 years of age it is very unlikely. If u feel your skipping beats or being irregular u should seek medical help by seeing a doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi I keep having daily ectopics when I laugh I get one. Feel like my hearts sensitive, I also suffer palpitations in mornings and hard beats?
Are heart palpitations heard on a stethoscope. I have been having fluttering in heart & I used a stethoscope & it sounded odd can you hear them?
Heart palpitations for no reason. Dangerous? Just sitting in bed and felt heart start fluttering for five minutes. No history heart problems. Help!
Cardiologist: Take this seriously. There are various types of abnormal heart rhythms. You need cardiogram and likely a monitor. Some arrhythmias are serious. Paroxsysmal supra ventricular tachycardia may begin like this but get slowly worse. Some of these are due to genetic disorders. Some are due to thyroid disease or toxicities such as caffeine. Cardiologists are plumbers or electricians. You need an electri ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have anxiety & during times of extra stress I can feel palpitations where my heart feels like it flutters. Is this dangerous? Can it cause damage?
I've been having frequent palpitations / fluttering in my heart since starting 250mg Acetezolomide for IIH. I'm also stressed in life. Stop the meds?
Need more info: When taking medication prescribed by a physician, a "rule of thumb" is to take the medication as directed & do not alter the dose or manner of administration without discussing things with the physician who prescribed it. Not wise in this case to stop any medication without expert advice from treating physician. ...Read more
Experiencing what I believe are heart palpitations. I didn't vigorously exercise, just mildly. It flutters and hurts mostly when I walk. Is it serious?
Heart flutter: Heart flutter is from a rapidly beating heart or from arrhythmia. It is normal with even mild exercise, but should not cause chest pain if it is normal. Chest pain with heart flutter is very serious and could indicate a lack of blood flow/oxygenation to the heart muscle caused by arrhythmia and warrants an ER visit urgently. ...Read more
Indirectly, yes.: Water pills can cause dehydration which may make the blood pressure drop and the heart rate rise that you might sense as heart palpations. Most water pills can also cause potassium levels to drop which can then cause heart rhythm disturbances. REGARDLESS, these are SERIOUS symptoms. Please seek immediate emergency medical care. Dr. Anne ...Read more